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Phil Lesh and Friends Live at The Warfield Theater on 2008-05-13

Topics Audience, P Hopely

This recording was downloaded via bittorrent from, and is provided here for those who cannot bittorrent.

Phil Lesh & Friends
The Warfield, SF CA

I: Jam->The Grateful Dead

II: Jam->Anthem of the Sun

E: Not Fade Away

3 - Beat It On Down The Line
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
14 - Nobody's Fault But Mine
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
20 - Caution (Do Not Stop on Tracks)
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
21 - Donor Rap
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
Collection PhilLeshandFriends
Band/Artist Phil Lesh and Friends
Venue The Warfield Theater
Location San Francisco, CA

Source Neumann skm 140s->Sound Devices 722->Resample-1.8+(24/192->16/44.1khz)
Taped by P Hopely
Transferred by P Hopely


Cream Puff War through the end of the show with Bob Weir

This recording was downloaded via bittorrent from, and is provided here for those who cannot bittorrent.


Reviewer: njpg - - December 8, 2011
Subject: Parts of this are truly awesome.
All in all a good show. Phil's soundboard sounds better.
Reviewer: cripplorr - - August 23, 2008
Subject: haight-ashbury
does it get any better? jeez i doubt if any band (maybe dso) could bring back the feeling and emotion of those albums it is highly commendable and f-n HOT!
Reviewer: laughthepastaway - - July 3, 2008
Subject: Good Times
First of all thank you Phil! and Bobby! and the rest of the gang. also a big thanks to P Hopely for the taping. i missed the Greek, but i saw the rest of spring tour and i would have to say this show might not be the best, but by far my favorite...incredible experience.
Reviewer: Tobagginoggin - - June 7, 2008
Subject: Duplicate recordings on archive
An updated version of this fileset is at

Perhaps comments could be merged and this one deleted? (Checksums are identical) I sure wish the archive made it easier to distinguish b/w all the recording variations available for any given show (unique sources, remasters/retransfers, matrices, DTS, DVD-A, and 24-bit mixes, SBE fixes, and other minor fileset alterations). I'm imagining some sort of "tree" structure with different mic sources at the top of the hierarchy, followed by retransfers, remasters, and fixes. At the bottom would be format variations like FLAC/SHN, DTS and DVD-A. The whole thing might appropriately be called an "e-tree". ;-)
Reviewer: tzuriel - - June 2, 2008
Subject: Thanks to all involved
I read about these shows and am really grateful to be able to hear them. They sound terrific and the band was on!
Reviewer: markabes - - May 29, 2008
Subject: What a show-Thanks!
I was at this show and it was a great night. From the smokin' golden road to the inspired sitting on top (Larry on Fiddle) to the unimagined Cream Puff War with Bobby and Dancers and the realization of seeing the first album start to finish the first set was simply a thrill ride. Second set just as satisfying, even more so in some ways hearing songs that I never expected to in Born Cross Eyed, Alligator and the powerful Caution. Listeners Enjoy!

But the huge thanks here go to the tapers and folks who post these shows. It is such a pleasure to listen to a show I just saw, especially one this good. Nothing left to do but Smile Smile SMILE!
Reviewer: badnem - - May 20, 2008
Subject: sounds great and all
were there any other tapers on this run?

I like to hear it from all over especially if i wasnt there.

thanks crew keep on growin
Reviewer: pcoladuane - - May 19, 2008
Subject: Thanks
Thanks to all involved. But mainly to Phil
and the taper(s)
Reviewer: morst - - May 18, 2008
Subject: Yay! - FIVE BIG ONES!
Yay Phil, Yay Team Neumann, Yay etc etc etc. Great shows, great sounds, great recordings. THANKS FOR TAPING, SHARING, AND POSTING!!!

Five Big Stars!!!!!

Reviewer: Zensea - - May 17, 2008
Subject: Need to credit this!!!
Rosemary is responsible for this being available
and says
Funniest line from the peanut gallery behind the tapers last night: “You been bootlegged on archive!” I paid little mind to this then- as it is true folks cross-post my recordings in different transfer mediums, and I respect that.

But when cross-posting, first-thing, the poster generally performs a citation – a line like: “This recording was downloaded via bittorrent from, and is provided here for those who cannot bittorrent”.

This was not done for either of these recordings; moreover there is no mention of the download source at all (save for buried in the .txt files I wrote). That’s a bummer. I put a huge amount of time, effort, energy, heart & soul into making this rosemary site available, super-eco-friendly (rosemary kicks archives’ ass in terms of resource consumption), a positive & open community resource and sounding box -- as well as post-processing those recordings pronto to sound nice & get them online.

Well, the 16th sounds as good as the others & is ready to roll- but I’m not posting it until I see something change over on archive about this circumstance w/ the other two.
Reviewer: Darkstarz117 - - May 17, 2008
Subject: Phil and the Bobstar do it again
IMO these are some of the best Phil shows around. Also I would like to comment that this is the second Phil show with Bob this year that I know of. I wonder if there is a tour in the works. Remember the 2002 Bonnaroo. Phil with special guest Bob Weir and those Crusader Rabbit shows. One can dream right?
Reviewer: Evan S. Hunt - - May 17, 2008
Subject: A Show Consisting of the First Two GD Albums
Though the band was unrehearsed they tackle every song with passion and frenzy. Bobby joins them and gives the entire proceedings a noticable boost. A decently strong show from the very first note and a most especially decent recording. Very thankful to have this.
Reviewer: bkold - - May 16, 2008
Subject: Amazing Show
This was the newest and freshest thing I've heard from these guys in years - playing the first two albums in their entirety, with some really nice arrangements. The two guitarists, Larry Campbell and Jackie Green, were super high energy. When Bob came on for Creampuff War, the place went nuts. Should also mention that two beautiful go-go girls came on during that song and danced wildly while confetti rained down from the ceiling. Wow, what a show!
Reviewer: august_west420 - - May 16, 2008
Subject: Phil delivers again!
Phil and Bobby together again!
Reviewer: winlu7 - - May 16, 2008
Subject: thanks SO much... Phil and Bobby and everyone involved, past and present including the taper and the person who put this on archive. I think I speak for plenty of us in saying THIS SOUNDS AWESOME ! ! ! Particularly nice job on Cream Puff War. just incredible !
Reviewer: happy420 - - May 16, 2008
Subject: Excellent Aud Recording!
This run of shows will go down in history as the headiest post Jerry run...Phuckin sick!
Reviewer: mid-maine - - May 15, 2008
Subject: daydream nation . . .
wow . . . never thought the boyz would go for these industry modes, but hey, it's great stuff!

phil's making a statement here for the impending brown out during the warfield's upcoming owner transfer/renovations thing. (speaking of brown, will he bring out big brown for a "mars hotel" performance?)

makes everyone wonder what's coming up this weekend. very cool vibe all around: this is not a recreation, and it definitely IS reinterpretation as there are different hands on hand.

thanks for the speedy ups! too cool. (phil always brings the shiznaz.)
Reviewer: jaxstraw69 - - May 15, 2008
Subject: Grate Sound ! !
Thanks for the speedy up . . . Wowza !!
Reviewer: cHE13 - - May 15, 2008
Subject: That was quick
My friend texted me from the show yesterday and I have been checking back ever since to see if it was up yet. Sounds great!
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